Tuesday 1 June 1943
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Bataan, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
- Children's Day in some countries.
- Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
- Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
- Tunisia - Constitution Day / Victory Day 1959.
- The Ascension in Eastern Christianity.
- Nirvana of Buddhists.
- Richard Goode in The Bronx: New York, USA; concert pianist (1980 Avery Fisher Award).
- Richard Goode: American pianist.
- David Newbery: English economist and academic.
- Lorrie Wilmot: South African cricketer (d. 2004).
- Orietta Berti: Italian pop-folk singer, actress and television personality.
- Ely van Tongeren: Dutch guitarist / singer (Buffoons)
- Germany shoots down a civilian flight from Lisbon to London, all die
- Pirates Rip Sewell 1st throws his dew-drop (eephus) ball in a game
- British Overseas Airways Corporation Flight 777 is shot down over the Bay of Biscay by German Junkers Ju 88s, killing actor Leslie Howard and leading to speculation the downing was an attempt to kill British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
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